Story Guides Peace at Great Cost
These resource identify the factors that led to the end of World War II. Use these resources to help students understand how the war was brought to an end, as well as the lasting consequences. Use the Export to My Lists button above to turn this into a research list for your students.
- What challenges did the two-front war present to the Allied effort? What strategy did the United States employ when fighting the Japanese in the Pacific?
- Evaluate President Harry Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb. Was his decision appropriate or inappropriate?
- What role did the United States play in bringing World War II to an end? How important was the addition of U.S. troops to the Allied efforts in ending the war?
- Overview: Peace at Great Cost
- Visuals: Peace at Great Cost (Visual)
- Outlines: Outline
- Transcripts: Transcript
- Lesson: Introduction
- Lesson: 1-European Theater of War
- Lesson: 2-Pacific Theater of War
- Lesson: 3-From D-Day to Hiroshima
- Lesson: 4-Impact of the Big Three
- Lesson: Closing
- Investigate Activities: Dropping the Bomb: Hiroshima and Nagasaki
- Glossary Terms: Potsdam Conference
- Photos & Illustrations: Hiroshima: atomic bomb mushroom cloud
- Photos & Illustrations: Holocaust: concentration camp
- Photos & Illustrations: World War II: celebration in New York City
- Photos & Illustrations: World War II: raising of flag at Iwo Jima
- Reference Articles: Atomic Bomb, Creation of the
- Reference Articles: Iwo Jima, Battle for
- Reference Articles: Midway, Battle of
- Reference Articles: Operation Torch
- Reference Articles: Yalta Conference
- Reference Articles: Okinawa, Battle of
- Political, Government & Court Documents: Operation Overlord Plans (1943)
- Political, Government & Court Documents: Yalta Conference (1945)
- Speeches: Truman, Harry: Hiroshima Atomic Bomb announcement (1945)
"Peace at Great Cost." History Hub, ABC-CLIO, 2020, historyhub.abc-clio.com/Support/Display/2153072?cid=256. Accessed 20 Jan. 2020.
Entry ID: 2153072